31 Sam Talkow
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2014
Took the opening faceoff in all 14 games this season ... Finished 160-of-282 at the faceoff X this season (.567) ... Won at least 10 faceoffs in all but two games this season ... Won a career-high 16 faceoffs and collected 11 ground balls against No. 3 Duke on May 4 ... Scored the fastest goal in program history against Duke, tallying six seconds into the contest to give BU a 1-0 lead ... Finished Duke game with career-high three goals and one caused turnover en route to being named Patriot League Rookie of the Week ... Earned team's Ground Ball Award after collecting a squad-best 94 ground balls ... Won 15 faceoffs and collected a career-best 12 ground balls in collegiate debut at Mercer on Feb. 8 ... Scored first collegiate goal and was 10-of-17 on faceoffs against Lehigh on Feb. 22 ... Went 14-of-21 at the X with eight ground balls against Providence on Feb. 25 ... Went 10-of-15 on faceoffs against Colgate on March 8 ... Won all 12 faceoffs he took and scored a goal at Bucknell on March 22 en route to being named Patriot League Rookie of the Week ... Was 14-of-22 at the X with eight ground balls in 12-7 win at Lafayette on March 15 ... Tallied two assists, collected eight ground balls and won 11 faceoffs against Navy on March 29 ... Found the back of the net and won 12 faceoffs in 9-8 win at Holy Cross on April 19 ... Tallied at least six ground balls 11 times this year.
BEFORE BOSTON UNIVERSITY
Played three seasons at Pine Crest ... Was named a First Team All-American and earned Player of the Year honors from the Miami Herald and Miami Sun Sentinel as a senior ... Garnered First Team All-District in each of the last three years ... Also played hockey.
Son of Michael and Amy Talkow ... Has one brother, Ben ... Enrolled in School of Management ... Born on Feb. 5, 1995.